Examples of almanac in a Sentence
an almanac of town news
Recent Examples of almanac from the Web
Archivists at a New York college library stumbled upon an intimate artifact of George Washington — a lock of his iconic grey hair, tucked in an 18th-century almanac.
Library archivists found the snippet in an old almanac that belonged to Philip J. Schuyler, whose father was one of the college’s founders in 1795.
The hair was discovered in a pocket-sized almanac for the year 1793 that belonged to Philip Schuyler, son of General Philip Schuyler, who served under Washington during the Revolutionary War and founded Union College in 1795.
How did a Founding Father’s follicles end up in a dusty almanac stored at Union College?
All proceeds from sales of the $25 almanac will go toward volume two.
Franklin was determined to mock almanac-makers who pretended to possess occult knowledge.
But this book is not just an almanac of wacky facts.
As a 12-year-old in Texas in 1985, the astronomy enthusiast discovered in his almanac that the next time the U.S. would experience a total solar eclipse would be 2017.
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Origin and Etymology of almanac
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
ALMANAC Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of almanac for English Language Learners
: a book published every year that contains facts about the movements of the sun and moon, changes in the tides, and information of general interest
: a book published every year that contains detailed information on a special subject
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